Seth Barron blogs about New York City politics at City Council Watch.

Claire Berlinski, a City Journal contributing editor, is an American journalist who lives in Paris. She is the author of There Is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters.

David Black is a prize-winning novelist, journalist, screenwriter, and television producer. He is a scholar-in-residence at Kirkland House, Harvard. His newest novel is Fast Shuffle.

Oren Cass is a Manhattan Institute senior fellow.

Theodore Dalrymple is a contributing editor of City Journal, the Dietrich Weismann Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and the author of many books, including Not with a Bang but a Whimper: The Politics and Culture of Decline.

Stephen Eide is a Manhattan Institute senior fellow.

Daniel Finkelstein is associate editor of the Times (of London).

Nicole Gelinas is a City Journal contributing editor, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and the author of After the Fall: Saving Capitalism from Wall Street—and Washington.

Adam Kirsch is a poet and critic. His most recent book is Emblems of the Passing World: Poems After Photographs by August Sander.

Myron Magnet, City Journal’s editor-at-large and its editor from 1994 through 2006, is a recipient of the National Humanities Medal. His latest book is The Founders at Home.

Steven Malanga is the senior editor of City Journal, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and the author of Shakedown: The Continuing Conspiracy Against the American Taxpayer.

James Panero is the executive editor of The New Criterion.

Ian Penman is a journalist and the author of Vital Signs: Music, Movies, and Other Manias.

Mark Pulliam practiced law in California for 30 years, moved to Texas, and is now a contributing editor at the Library of Law and Liberty and a frequent contributor to National Review online’s Bench Memos.

Dennis Saffran is a Queens-based appellate attorney, writer, and former GOP candidate for the New York City Council.

Michael J. Totten is a contributing editor of City Journal and the author of six books, including Tower of the Sun and Where the West Ends.


Heather Mac Donald is the Thomas W. Smith Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a City Journal contributing editor. Judith Miller is a City Journal contributing editor. Her latest book is The Story: A Reporter’s Journey. Fred Siegel is a City Journal contributing editor and author of The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class.


Best known as the cartoonist for the New York Post’s Page Six from 1990 to 2013, Sean Delonas is an award-winning painter/illustrator whose work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, books, television, and Broadway. Andrew Lichtenstein’s work, exhibited around the world, has been published in many magazines and newspapers, including Time, Newsweek, US News and World Report, and the New York Times. In 2007, Lichtenstein authored Never Coming Home, a book documenting the funerals for American soldiers killed in Iraq. Alberto Mena is a graphic designer based in New York. Arnold Roth is a cartoonist whose work has appeared in Punch, The New Yorker, the New York Times, and many other publications. Harvey Wang is a New York–based photographer who has published six books of photography, including Harvey Wang’s New York and Flophouse: Life on the Bowery. His newest book, From Darkroom to Daylight, explores the dramatic change from film to digital in photography and features portraits and interviews with important figures in the field. 


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